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• 6 NY wineries at Renssco apple festival

05 Oct

CASTLETON — Visitors to the rain-or-shine 23rd Annual Apple Festival this weekend at Goold Orchards will be treated to a wine tent offering samples from six different New York wineries.

In addition to the host’s Brookview Station Winery, other wineries to be represented are Hudson-Chatham Winery from Ghent, Catharine Valley Winery from Burdett, Cascade Mountain Winery from Amenia, Hunt Country Winery from Branchport, and Pazdar Winery from Scotchtown.

The event which this year is one of Goold’s activities marking its 100th birthday, will host craftspeople, exhibitors and vendors under tents, along with apple and pumpkin picking, pony rides, horse-drawn wagon rides, the Maple Hill High School Key Club haunted trailer, and other entertainment.

Admission is $8, although children under 12 will be admitted free. One-day wine tent admission is $8. Parking is free.

Goold Orchards is located at 1297 Brookview Station Road in this Rensselaer County community, most easily reached by taking Exit 11E off I-90 and following the signs. Phone: (518) 732-7495. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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